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EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
Definition:
In general, solar radiation received at the earth's surface. The amount of
direct solar radiation incident upon a unit horizontal surface at a specific
level on or above the surface of the earth.
Incoming solar radiation is solar radition that has not been scattered or
absorbed.
Reference:
Adapted from the American Meteorological Society Glossary of Meteorology.
http://amsglossary.allenpress.com/glossary/
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